Period
to 29 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South West
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 24 24
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 +29
Permanent jobs citing C 198 925 913
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 6.14% 9.44% 8.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.40% 16.49% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 188 764 665
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.70% +8.24%
10th Percentile £32,350 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.00% - +5.26%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,903 5,610 6,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 59.04% 57.27% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,575 4,510 5,317
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +6.17%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in the South West.

Salary trend for C in the South West

C
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in the South West over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

Salary histogram for C in the South West

C
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South West region over the 6 months to 29 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -18 78 £53,000 +1.92% 20
Bristol +5 62 £49,000 +6.52% 21
Somerset +17 18 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Devon +22 17 £39,000 -2.50% 6
Wiltshire -29 17 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Dorset +23 4 £50,000 +28.21% 6
C
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for C.

1 86 (43.43%) Security Cleared
2 72 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 69 (34.85%) Software Engineering
4 67 (33.84%) C++
5 66 (33.33%) Python
6 60 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (27.27%) Linux
8 52 (26.26%) Degree
9 47 (23.74%) Java
10 37 (18.69%) Cybersecurity
11 35 (17.68%) Jenkins
12 34 (17.17%) DevOps
12 34 (17.17%) Mentoring
12 34 (17.17%) AWS
13 30 (15.15%) Scrum
14 29 (14.65%) Project Management
14 29 (14.65%) Ansible
15 25 (12.63%) Docker
16 24 (12.12%) Open Source
17 23 (11.62%) Technical Leadership
18 22 (11.11%) Red Hat
18 22 (11.11%) CentOS
18 22 (11.11%) Test Automation
18 22 (11.11%) JIRA
19 21 (10.61%) JavaScript
19 21 (10.61%) OO
19 21 (10.61%) Windows
20 20 (10.10%) Finance
20 20 (10.10%) JSON
20 20 (10.10%) Confluence

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (10.10%) Confluence
2 4 (2.02%) Apache
2 4 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.52%) SAS
4 2 (1.01%) CMS
4 2 (1.01%) IIS
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.01%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.51%) JBoss
5 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.51%) Primavera
2 1 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.17%) AWS
2 13 (6.57%) Azure
3 5 (2.53%) Office 365
3 5 (2.53%) SaaS
3 5 (2.53%) Serverless
4 4 (2.02%) GitHub
5 3 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.52%) Datadog
5 3 (1.52%) GCP
6 2 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.51%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.51%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.06%) Internet
2 3 (1.52%) Skype
2 3 (1.52%) WAN
3 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.51%) Firewall
4 1 (0.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.51%) IPsec
4 1 (0.51%) RS-232
4 1 (0.51%) SSH
4 1 (0.51%) SSL
4 1 (0.51%) Tactical Data Link
4 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.51%) VoIP
4 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.09%) Big Data
2 15 (7.58%) MySQL
3 11 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.54%) Redis
6 6 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.02%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.52%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.01%) QlikView
9 2 (1.01%) Spotfire
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.51%) MS Access
10 1 (0.51%) Power BI
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 35 (17.68%) Jenkins
2 22 (11.11%) JIRA
3 16 (8.08%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.05%) Selenium
5 6 (3.03%) JUnit
6 5 (2.53%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.53%) Mockito
7 4 (2.02%) GitLab
8 3 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.52%) Bitbucket Server
8 3 (1.52%) EasyMock
8 3 (1.52%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.01%) Maven
9 2 (1.01%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.51%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.51%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.51%) IDA Disassembler
10 1 (0.51%) Postman
10 1 (0.51%) REST Assured
General
1 20 (10.10%) Finance
2 17 (8.59%) Electronics
3 15 (7.58%) Police
3 15 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.56%) Public Sector
5 9 (4.55%) Marketing
6 8 (4.04%) Aerospace
6 8 (4.04%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.53%) Law
7 5 (2.53%) Military
8 4 (2.02%) Advertising
8 4 (2.02%) Automotive
9 3 (1.52%) Retail
10 2 (1.01%) Local Government
11 1 (0.51%) Games
11 1 (0.51%) Legal
11 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (28.28%) Software Engineer
2 39 (19.70%) Developer
3 23 (11.62%) Architect
3 23 (11.62%) Embedded Engineer
3 23 (11.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 9 (4.55%) Analyst
7 8 (4.04%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.04%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (4.04%) Consultant
7 8 (4.04%) Principal Engineer
7 8 (4.04%) Senior Developer
8 7 (3.54%) Data Scientist
8 7 (3.54%) Graduate
8 7 (3.54%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) Junior
9 6 (3.03%) Lead Software Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.53%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.10%) JSON
2 15 (7.58%) Apache NiFi
3 14 (7.07%) Kafka
3 14 (7.07%) Web Services
4 13 (6.57%) Node.js
5 12 (6.06%) React
5 12 (6.06%) RESTful
6 11 (5.56%) Spring
7 7 (3.54%) .NET
7 7 (3.54%) REST
7 7 (3.54%) SOAP
8 6 (3.03%) HTML
8 6 (3.03%) Java EE
8 6 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (2.53%) JSF
10 4 (2.02%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.02%) EJB
11 3 (1.52%) EDI
11 3 (1.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.06%) Internet of Things
3 9 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.04%) Blog
4 8 (4.04%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.54%) User Experience
6 6 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.53%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (2.02%) VHDL
8 4 (2.02%) Wiki
9 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.52%) SCADA
10 2 (1.01%) Analogue Electronics
10 2 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.51%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.51%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 54 (27.27%) Linux
2 22 (11.11%) CentOS
3 21 (10.61%) Windows
4 16 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.54%) Amazon Linux
5 7 (3.54%) Debian
5 7 (3.54%) Ubuntu
6 5 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (2.02%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.02%) Unix
8 3 (1.52%) Android
8 3 (1.52%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (1.01%) SafeRTOS
9 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.85%) Software Engineering
2 60 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (18.69%) Cybersecurity
4 34 (17.17%) DevOps
4 34 (17.17%) Mentoring
5 30 (15.15%) Scrum
6 29 (14.65%) Project Management
7 24 (12.12%) Open Source
8 23 (11.62%) Technical Leadership
9 22 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 21 (10.61%) OO
11 20 (10.10%) Systems Engineering
12 19 (9.60%) OOD
13 18 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 17 (8.59%) Business Development
14 17 (8.59%) Computer Science
15 16 (8.08%) Line Management
16 15 (7.58%) Business Analysis
17 14 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (33.84%) C++
2 66 (33.33%) Python
3 47 (23.74%) Java
4 21 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.59%) Embedded C
6 16 (8.08%) Bash Shell
6 16 (8.08%) SQL
7 14 (7.07%) C#
8 11 (5.56%) PHP
9 8 (4.04%) Assembly Language
9 8 (4.04%) Go
10 7 (3.54%) Embedded C++
11 6 (3.03%) R
12 4 (2.02%) Ruby
13 3 (1.52%) Java 8
13 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.52%) VBA
14 2 (1.01%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.01%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (43.43%) Security Cleared
2 72 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 52 (26.26%) Degree
4 18 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.02%) HND
6 2 (1.01%) APMP
6 2 (1.01%) HNC
6 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.51%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.51%) CISSP
7 1 (0.51%) IISP
7 1 (0.51%) MBA
7 1 (0.51%) PhD
7 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.51%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.55%) ISO 9001
1 9 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.03%) QA
3 5 (2.53%) DO-178B
3 5 (2.53%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.52%) Def Stans
4 3 (1.52%) ISO 14001
4 3 (1.52%) MISRA
5 2 (1.01%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.51%) GDPR
6 1 (0.51%) HAZOP
6 1 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (12.63%) Docker
2 8 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.53%) Firmware
5 4 (2.02%) Ceph
5 4 (2.02%) Xen
6 2 (1.01%) LXC
6 2 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (14.65%) Ansible
2 14 (7.07%) Kubernetes
3 11 (5.56%) Terraform
4 5 (2.53%) Puppet
5 4 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.02%) Proxmox
6 2 (1.01%) SCCM
7 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 16 (8.08%) VMware
3 11 (5.56%) Oracle
4 8 (4.04%) SAP
5 7 (3.54%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.53%) Cisco
6 5 (2.53%) Dell
7 3 (1.52%) Apple
7 3 (1.52%) Citrix
7 3 (1.52%) EMC
7 3 (1.52%) Google
7 3 (1.52%) HP
7 3 (1.52%) PTC
7 3 (1.52%) Tableau
8 2 (1.01%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.01%) IBM
8 2 (1.01%) IFS
8 2 (1.01%) Netezza
8 2 (1.01%) Teradata
9 1 (0.51%) Intel